University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Education

Applicants conduct robust research focused on improving policy, practice and the quality of education; students develop research skills that enable them to complete a doctoral thesis and enhance their professional capability through critical analysis and the use of research evidence.

Entry requirements

A relevant Master's degree or equivalent and minimum 3 years' professional experience required; international students are required to hold IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Students select 1 from 3 main streams: education management and administration; learning and teaching; applied linguistics and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL); taught element also includes compulsory research methods component.

Assessment methods

Assessment by assignments for each taught unit, plus 50,000-word thesis related to main focus of study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,105 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,105 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Distance learning October 2016 - 6 years
PhD Distance learning October 2016 - 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,105 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Distance learning January 2017 - 6 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,185 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,185 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
EdD Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
EdD Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
EdD Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
EdD Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,185 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
EdD Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
EdD Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
EdD Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,103 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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